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1. WO2000042933 - LEAK DETECTION SYSTEM

Publication Number WO/2000/042933
Publication Date 27.07.2000
International Application No. PCT/CA2000/000065
International Filing Date 25.01.2000
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 23.08.2000
IPC
A61B 17/00 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
A61B 18/02 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
02by cooling, e.g. cryogenic techniques
CPC
A61B 18/02
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
02by cooling, e.g. cryogenic techniques
A61B 2017/00092
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
00017Electrical control of surgical instruments
00022Sensing or detecting at the treatment site
00084Temperature
00092using thermocouples
A61B 2017/00119
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
00017Electrical control of surgical instruments
00115with audible or visual output
00119alarm; indicating an abnormal situation
A61B 2018/0212
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
02by cooling, e.g. cryogenic techniques
0212using an instrument inserted into a body lumen, e.g. catheter
A61B 2018/0262
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
02by cooling, e.g. cryogenic techniques
0231Characteristics of handpieces or probes
0262using a circulating cryogenic fluid
A61F 7/12
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
7Heating or cooling appliances for medical or therapeutic treatment of the human body
12Devices for heating or cooling internal body cavities
Applicants
  • CRYOCATH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. [CA/CA]; 16771 Chemin Ste-Marie Kirkland, Quebec H9H 5H3, CA
Inventors
  • ABBOUD, Marwan; CA
  • LALONDE, Jean-Pierre; CA
  • AL ASMAR, Johnny; CA
  • LEHMAN, John, W.; US
Agents
  • HUNT, John, C. ; Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP Commerce Court West Box 25 Toronto, Ontario M5L 1A9, CA
Priority Data
60/117,17525.01.1999US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) LEAK DETECTION SYSTEM
(FR) SYSTEME DE DETECTION DE FUITES
Abstract
(EN)
A surgical device includes a device body defining a sealed fluid path having a first end and a second end, a refrigerant supply in communication with the first end of the sealed fluid path, and a vacuum source in communication with the second end of the sealed fluid path. Leak detection apparatus can be provided in communication with the sealed fluid path.
(FR)
Dispositif chirurgical qui possède un corps définissant un passage étanche pour fluide doté de première et seconde extrémités, un moyen d'alimentation en réfrigérant se trouvant en communication avec la première extrémité du passage étanche pour fluide, et une source de vide en communication avec la seconde extrémité dudit passage. Un appareil de détection de fuites peut être placé en communication avec ledit passage étanche pour fluide.
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